On Tuesday, the seventh day of the Hebrew month of Cheshvan, Israel celebrated Aliyah Day

JEWISH PRESS
Israelis to Celebrate Biblical Ingathering, on Aliyah Day
by Hana Levi Julian
October 11, 2021

On Tuesday, the seventh day of the Hebrew month of Cheshvan, the nation of Israel will celebrate Aliyah Day. It is not by chance that the day falls on that date, says Yishai Fleisher, international spokesperson for the Hebron Jewish community and also the person who invented the holiday…When Fleisher wrote the law for the Knesset, together with then-MK Yaakov “Ketzaleh” Katz he says, “We were hoping that this would be something that would also be celebrated in the Diaspora, a focal point for schools to celebrate immigration to Israel. Aliyah is a continuing battle; we wanted a reason for people to discuss it, to bring it up and to remember there is a continuing yearning for Eretz Israel.” READ MORE

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